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a huge supporter of charter schools over the years starting with bill clinton, currently president obama is a huge supporter. the governor of the state of new york, governor cuomo is also a huge supporter. he's defying the leadership of his own party by taking this harsh stance. >> the charter school movement is spreading nationwide, is it not? >> it is. we now have charter schools in over 42 states and washington, d.c., serving a little over 2 1/2 million students every day. it's been around now for to 26 years. you're not talking about an experiment, you're talking about an established movement and sector that's very much alive and well. what's interesting about new york city aside from success academies is the growth and the success of the new york city charter school system. you have a good portion of these schools, whereas the schools are only about 6% of the entire population of the city, you are producing some of the best results in the entire nation. studies done by stanford university, by harvard university have consistently shown students in these charter schools are knock it o
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